Granita and sorbet is lighter than ice cream but just as flavorful and refreshing. Granita is granulated ice crystals like shaved ice and sorbet is made by a ice cream machine and smoother texture. Use homemade concord grape juice from previous post.
2 cups Concord grape juice
1/4 cup simple syrup or 1/4 cup water+1/4 cup sugar)
One 8-9 inch baking dish
Add sugar and water in a small saucepan and bring it to a boil over medium high heat. Stir occasionally until sugar dissolved. Set aside.
In 8-9 in baking square dish, combine grape juice and simple syrup. Freeze for 1 hour, use a fork scrape any formed crystals into the center. Repeat scraping every 30-45 minutes until the mixture is crystallized about 4 hours total. Store in an airtight container in the freezer up to a week until serve. Stirring occasionally once or twice a day to break up any clump ice crystal formed especially at the side. Fluff and scrape ice crystals into a chilled cup to serve.